Brother Rat collection
Photographs, playbills, clippings, correspondence and other items documenting the stage and film versions of "Brother Rat".
- 1934 - 1939
- Finklehoffe, Fred Franklin (Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
This collection contains copyrighted material. Manuscript collections in the VMI Archives are made available for educational and research use. The VMI Archives should be cited as the source. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright holders. Materials from our collections may not be redistributed, published or reproduced without permission from the VMI Archives. Contact the VMI Archives for additional information.
1 cubic feet (3 manuscript boxes)
Biographical / Historical
"Brother Rat" by Fred F. Finklehoffe and John Monks, Jr. was a play and subsequently feature film. Set at the Virginia Military Institute, from which the authors graduated in 1932, the play was a Broadway hit in 1936 and was subsequently produced by many regional theaters. The film was produced by Hal B. Wallis for Warner Brothers Studios in 1938; its stars included Ronald Reagan, Eddie Albert, and Jane Wyman.
- A Guide to the Brother Rat Collection, 1934-1939
- Diane B. Jacob
- © 2002 Virginia Military Institute Archives
- 2008: revised